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Yes on 1 Maine to Reject Big Pharma
Official Campaign Launch Press Conference February 4, 2020
Maine State Capitol, Augusta, ME
Press Conference at the Maine State House 9/18/19
Mainers for Health and Parental Rights Press Conference Footage 
95,871 Signatures Submitted to the Secretary of State Sept. 18th, 2019
Maine State Capitol, Augusta, ME
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John Libby

Sun Journal

Letter to the Editor

February 13, 2020

A ‘yes’ vote preserves freedom

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Owen Kingsley

WABI 5

Group leading effort to restore vaccine exemptions claims misleading ads from opponents

February 10, 2020

The No on 1 campaign recently admitted they have received hundreds of thousands from various vaccine manufacturers.

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Heather Connolly

Portland Press Herald

Letter to the Editor

February 3, 2020

New law discriminates against unvaccinated children

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Joe Lawlor

Portland Press Herald

Opponents of Maine vaccine law have big lead in fundraising race

January 16, 2020

New finance reports for PACs involved in the campaigns over Question 1 show that opponents of the new vaccine law have outraised supporters 5 to 1.

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Ric Tyler

WVOM

Rebuttal of "science is settled" argument 

October 24, 2019

Campaign Manager Cara Sacks talks with host Ric Tyler to refute "the science is settled" claims. National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program and grassroots efforts are discussed. Listen now >

George Hale Ric Tyler

WVOM

Vaccination law discussion on the GHRT morning show

October 17, 2019

Campaign Manager Cara Sacks talks with radio hosts George Hale and Ric Tyler of the George Hale Ric Tyler morning show on WVOM about the latest updates to our People's Veto campaign while awaiting confirmation from the Secretary of State.   Listen now >

Michael Shepherd

Bangor Daily News

Challenge to Maine vaccine law likely to make March ballot as other people’s veto bids fall short

September 18, 2019

Opponents of a new Maine law that would scrap religious and personal exemptions for vaccines said they had enough signatures to make the March 2020 ballot, while those who looked to repeal abortion and so-called death with dignity laws fell short. 

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Del Bigtree

The Highwire with Del Bigtree

Our efforts featured on The Highwire with Del Bigtree

August 15, 2019

Campaign Manager Sarah Kenney talks with Del Bigtree about the latest updates to our People's Veto campaign.  

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Aaron Hoshide

Central Maine News

Vaccination law should alarm everyone

July 21, 2019

Letter to the Editor by Mainers for Health and Parental Rights Treasurer, Aaron Hoshide, PhD. Read now >

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Morning News with Ken and Matt

WGAN

Campaign manager speaks to news radio WGAN

February 13, 2020

Yes on 1 Maine to Reject Big Pharma is a grassroots People’s Veto effort to repeal LD798, a law that threatens informed consent, parental rights, medical decision-making, religious rights & equal access to education in the state of Maine.

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Caitlin Andrews

Bangor Daily News

Pharmaceutical companies help launch TV ad drive backing Maine vaccine law

February 10, 2020

With three weeks until a referendum, pharmaceutical companies came out to help put ads backing the stricter vaccine law on TV.

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Jessica Piper

Bangor Daily News

Big Pharma is opponent's villain

January 27, 2020

Signs urging Mainers to “Reject Big Pharma” are going up across the state. Activists trying to repeal a stricter school vaccination law on the March ballot say the message is winning people over. Those who want to save the law worry that it’s working.

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Bethany Allgrove

Knox Village Soup

Letter to the Editor

December 26, 2019

LD 798 has already caused families and small businesses to move from our state that we know has trouble maintaining a vibrant population and can barely handle the tax burden

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Scott Thistle, Staff Writer

Portland Press Herald

Opponents of new vaccine laws will get their shot at the polls

October 17, 2019

Maine's Secretary of State has certified the voter signatures on a petition that calls for voters to decide on the law ending religious and philosophical exemptions for childhood vaccines. Read more >

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Jon Kamp

Wall Street Journal

Vaccine law targeted in potential Maine ballot question

September 19, 2019

Opponents of vaccination requirements in Maine are close to getting a question added to the March ballot that would ask voters to overturn a state law eliminating nonmedical vaccine exemptions for school children. Read more >

Sens. Erin Herbig & Roger Katz

The Maine Event, MPBN

TV: Maine's new vaccine law faces challenge

September 18, 2019

Mainers for Health and Parental Rights Co-Chair joins State Senator Linda Sanborn, cosponsor of LD798 in a discussion on Maine Public Broadcast Network's The Maine Event with co-hosts Roger Katz and Democratic State Senator Erin Herbig to discuss. Watch now >

George Hale Ric Tyler

WVOM

Deadline day for signature turn-in 

September 18, 2019

Campaign Manager Cara Sacks talks with radio hosts George Hale and Ric Tyler before heading to the State House to turn-in 95,000+ signatures to the Secretary of State.  Listen now >

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Meryl Nass

Bangor Daily News

Opinion Guest Column

February 13, 2020

Maine vaccination law infringes on civil rights

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Ric Tyler

WVOM

Response to Governor Mills' Radio Address

February 3, 2020

Campaign Manager Cara Sacks talks with host Ric Tyler to response to Governor Mills' recent radio address

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Listen to part 2 now >

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Karen Harrington

Central Maine News

Reject Big Pharma

January 21, 2020

The industry responsible for the opioid epidemic, knowingly causing death with Vioxx, raising epi-pen prices, and admitting their obligation to shareholders, not patients, is the very same industry behind a new law eliminating religious and philosophical exemptions to vaccines.

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Del Bigtree

The Highwire with Del Bigtree

Update on campaign efforts on The Highwire with Del Bigtree

October 31, 2019

Campaign Manager Cara Sacks talks with Del Bigtree about the latest updates to our People's Veto campaign.  

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Ed Morin

Maine Public Radio

Vote on Maine vaccination law will take place on presidential primary day

October 17, 2019

State election officials say a people's veto effort to repeal Maine's new vaccination law has qualified for the ballot, and that the vote that will take place on presidential primary day, March 3, 2020. Read more >

Mal Leary

Maine Public

Group seeking to overturn Maine's new vaccine law submits petitions

September 18, 2019

The activist group Mainers for Health and Parental Rights has submitted some 78,000 signatures certified by local registrars to suspend the state’s new vaccine law until the voters have their say on the issue next spring. Supporters of the law are vowing a fight to keep it. Read now >

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Mainers will likely have final say on vaccine exemptions

September 18, 2019

An effort to undo state lawmakers' ban on non-medical exemptions for vaccines will be decided by a statewide vote in March if petitions submitted on Wednesday are validated by the state. Read more >

George Hale Ric Tyler

WVOM

Vaccination law discussion on the GHRT morning show

August 16, 2019

Campaign Manager Cara Sacks talks with radio hosts George Hale and Ric Tyler about the latest updates to our People's Veto campaign.  Listen now >